Student Thesis

Click on the links below to read a thesis written by UTC graduate research students who were funded through an initiative from CN Railway.CN-stronger-communities-fund

In 2010, CN  gave the Urban Transportation Center $300,000 to fund the CN Fellowship to help train and cultivate the next generation of leadership in freight.  The funds, disbursed over a three-year period, was made possible through the CN Stronger Communities Fund, which supports health and safety programs, transportation education and other programs.

Steven Mannella, MUPP:  Effective Approaches to Increasing Public Benefits of Freight Intermodal Terminals — Interviews of Stakeholders

Kyle Bardo, MUPP: Relationship Building with Freight Railroads Critical to Support Intercity Passenger Rail Development

Alexandra McNally, MUPP:  Economic Benefits of Truck-to-Rail Mode Shift